School Resources

Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness

Chair:
(none)
When:
Spring

This committee works with the District and LMS to provide our school with maintained and updated supplies for use in the event of emergencies.
Library
Library

Chair:
(none)

PTSA provides grant money for library resources every year.
Staff Appreciation
Staff Appreciation

Chair:
(none)

The PTSA loves to recognize the hard work of all Leota staff by sponsoring special meals and events throughout the year!
Watch D.O.G.S.
Watch D.O.G.S.

Chair:
(none)

(Dads of Great Students) Adult males willing to donate ½ -1 day per year to help in the classroom, lunchroom, assemblies, hallways or other ways in which help might be beneficial.

Community Relations

Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)
When:
ALL YEAR LONG!

This committee handles the PTSA memberships throughout the year.
For more information, contact VPLetoaPTSA@gmail.com


Parent Resources

Guest Speakers
Guest Speakers

Chair:
(none)

PTSA often brings informative guest speakers for parent education following membership meetings.
Newsletter
Newsletter

Chair:
(none)

PTSA sends out an informative back-to-school packet in August with everything you need to know about being ready for the new school year.

Also, once a week on Fridays Leota sends out a newsletter via email. Make sure your email address is up to date at the school to receive this.
Fifth Grade Orientation
Fifth Grade Orientation

Chair:
(none)

PTSA works with Leota to create information packets for incoming 6th graders, coordinates volunteers during orientation night for monitoring classrooms during student tours, and provides decorations and refreshments for orientation night.
Student Directory
Student Directory

Chair:
(none)

An on-line student directory is provided for all PTSA members.

Student Enrichment

After school Enrichment
After school Enrichment

Chair:
(none)

PTSA provides a variety of after school activities for students.
Career Day
Career Day

Chair:
(none)

Career Day brings leadership training and guest speakers from a variety of fields to expose Leota students to a wide range of career opportunities.
Classroom Funds
Classroom Funds

Chair:
(none)

Each year Leota PTSA funds many classroom projects which would not be able to take place otherwise. In the past the PTSA has been able to provide such things as science resources materials to audio equipment to requested books and movies for other classes.
Dances
Dances

Chair:
(none)

PTSA organizes and hosts the first after school dance of the year. Parent chaperones are needed at this dance and at the other after school dances.
Honor Society
Honor Society

Chair:
(none)

Leota Middle School proudly honors students each spring with membership in the National Junior Honor Society. Membership in NJHS is a highly deserved recognition for the hard work students put into their schoolwork as well as their willingness to contribute to their community. Several meetings are held in the fall during "Pride" to acquaint students with the NJHS guidelines and are then followed in the spring with a formal Induction Ceremony.
Lion's Day
Lion's Day

Chair:
(none)

The end of school field day party that takes place all afternoon on the last full day of school.
Lyon Ski School
Lyon Ski School

Chair:
(none)

Students sign up to go skiing on Fridays after school during ski season.
For more information, contact Sean Bold at info@lyonskischool.com
8th Grade Party
8th Grade Party

Chair:
(none)

PTSA organizes this end-of-year party for the eighth graders. Volunteers help chair approximately 8 sub-committees (invitations, decorations, entertainment, etc.). Planning meetings held monthly January –June and party is in June.
Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
(none)
When:
Fall

The Reflections Program is a National PTA cultural arts competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for students to use their creative talents by expressing themselves through their own original works. A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are: Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, Film/Video and Choreography/Dance.

Contact Nicole Monahan, monahanstudio@comcast.net for more information.

W.E.B. Leaders
W.E.B. Leaders

Chair:
(none)

W.E.B., which stands for “Where Everybody Belongs” is an orientation and transition program that welcomes this year's 6th and 7th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. Leota PTSA supports this great program by buying them their t-shirts and training day lunch.

Fundraising

Pass the Hat
Pass the Hat

Chair:
(none)
When:
Fall

This is PTSA's one major fundraiser for the year which takes place on Curriculum Night. Pass the Hat contributions enable PTSA to fund special school programs and purchase classroom materials that will benefit every student at Leota.